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MEDIA ALERT: Sustainability in Sports: A media panel with Philadelphia professional sports team executives

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Leaders in the Philadelphia sports community discuss how their franchises adopt green practices


Join the U.S. Green Building Council, the Green Sports Alliance, and sustainability leaders from the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and the Philadelphia Union at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo for an engaging panel discussion on how their franchises are moving sustainability initiatives forward at the team, venue and community level. The Philadelphia professional sports teams will discuss the greening and cost-saving initiatives they currently have in place at their venues as well as how they are engaging fans and the local community to join in the sustainability and stewardship efforts. The teams will also discuss their participation in the Center for Green School’s at USGBC’s Green Apple Day of Service.


Panel Moderator: Sandy Bauers, Philadelphia Inquirer


  • Leonard Bonacci, Vice President of Event Operations & Services, Philadelphia Eagles
  • Mary Ann Moyer, Manager of Marketing Initiatives, Philadelphia Phillies
  • Carl Cherkin, Vice President of Business Relations, Philadelphia Union
  • Comcast-Spectacor (panelist TBD)

The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session.


Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia

Interactive Media Lounge Broad Street Entrance, Level 100


Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EST


Marisa Long,, 412-877-7592 (cell onsite)

Mallory Shelter,, 610-505-2108 (cell onsite)


About Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

The Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, brought to you by the U.S. Green Building Council, convenes the industry’s largest gathering of representatives from all sectors of the green building movement. The 2013 show will be held Nov. 20-22 in Philadelphia. Three days of extensive educational programming, workshops, a vast exhibition floor and ample networking events provide unrivaled opportunities to learn about the latest technological innovations, explore new products and exchange ideas with other professionals. In 2013, Greenbuild entered a strategic partnership with Hanley Wood, which includes acquisition of the brand and plans to grow the conference globally. Greenbuild is also a three-time recipient of IMEX Green Meetings Award. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @Greenbuild and Facebook at

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Marisa Long

Public Relations & Communications Director U.S. Green Building Council

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